What is Community First? Community First is an England-wide programme, funded by the Office for Civil Society, on behalf of the Government. It will run for four years, until March 2015. Two funds of money, worth £80m, have been created to help communities come together, become more resilient, and make their local area a better […]

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The Christmas Toy Distribution is held annually in St Richard’s Church.  It is for families in need at Christmas.  This may include people on benefits or a low wage, single parent or carer families or a family who just need a bit of help because they have been through a difficult time. Each family will receive […]

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Our Ladies’ Groups are social groups for ladies who meet weekly on Wednesdays at St Richard’s at 1.30pm  and fortnightly at St James’ at 10.30am. If you would like more information on the Ladies’ Groups for St James’ contact Jenny Eastwood (0113) 2601163. At St Richard’s Ladies’ Group we do various activities ranging from speakers, outings, flower […]

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Worship isn’t just for Sundays – the church from the earliest days met daily to read the scriptures, break bread and pray together. Midweek Communion Every Tuesday at 9.30am at St Richard’s Church Prayer, Praise, Fellowship and Refreshment every Thursday at 2pm at Woodview in Swarcliffe At Saint James’ and Saint Richard’s we have short […]

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Our regular Sunday morning Eucharist services start at 10am and last just over an hour.  Eucharist means the great thanksgiving (the big thank you to God) and includes songs and hymns, prayers, readings from the Bible, followed by sharing bread and wine together, as Jesus did with his disciples at the Last Supper.  It doesn’t matter […]

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The Olive Branch is our community café in Saint Richard’s Crypt which we run every Tuesday from 9:00 am until 12 noon and we provide snacks, hot and cold food and drinks and nice friendly environment were people can meet and chat.

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The Seacroft Parish operates a Youth Group for young people in Year 6 and above, which offers food, chat, laughs, prayers, games, bible readings, creative things, and loads of other stuff. The youth group meet up on the first Sunday of every month 4.30pm – 6.00pm at Saint Richard’s (near the Gate pub). If you […]

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Little Angels is a friendly weekly group for babies and toddlers and their parents or carers. We meet every Wednesday during term time 1.00pm – 2.30pm at St James’ on Seacroft Green. For the first hour we meet, chat and play then we get together for singing, music, prayers and Bible story. Everyone is welcome; young […]

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